Security Groups in Samba4

Kai Blin kai at
Sat Jan 9 01:53:06 MST 2010

On Friday 08 January 2010 13:38:09 you wrote:
> Nadezhda Ivanova schrieb:
> > Hi Rojit,
> > Unfortunately I do not have enough experience with file permissions, I
> > dealt with DS permissions mostly. I am not sure who the right person to
> > help would be, perhaps Tridge?
> Do we still need a unix user/group?


> I thought the winbind task provides them.

Right. To verify, you can use wbinfo.

> Which means the unix user and the s4 user are not the same
> and the HOWTO is outdated...

Yup. It's so far down the page that I must've missed it when I implemented the 
"new" idmap code back in 2007. Glad to see that the howto is frequently 
checked by other people, though. ;)


Kai Blin
WorldForge developer
Wine developer
Samba team member
Will code for cotton.
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